23 August, 2010
Elizabeth Wong (seventh from left) with the contest sponsors and partners
PETALING JAYA: Tourism Selangor is holding "My Selangor Story" -- an online competition for bloggers.
It is organised by Tourism Selangor and Horizon Communication to promote the state's rich tourism resources and its culture.
Thirty bloggers from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia will be selected to participate. These bloggers will visit Selangor to experience its beauty and then share their personal experiences on their blogs.
Selangor Tourism, Consumer and Environment committee chairman Elizabeth Wong said the blog has become an important information search tool for travel as well as a platform for smart shoppers to share their experiences.
The participant who creates the most popular blog for "My Selangor Story" will win RM2,500, a three-day two-night stay at Sunway Resort Hotel and Spa with four entrance tickets to Sunway Lagoon, a pair of Firefly air tickets to Terengganu, a three-day two-night stay at Awana Kijal Terengganu, a Genting Theme Park Annual Passport, a digital camera from Pentax, a health screening voucher from Tropicana Hospital and a meal at Haven Restaurant at Ampang Lookout Point.
Other categories are the Most Creative Blog, Best Write-up, Most Interactive Blog, Best Photo and Best Video.
Sponsors for "My Selangor Story" include Firefly, BMW Malaysia, Sunway City Bhd, Resort World Genting, Pentax, Royal Selangor, Tropicana Medical Centre and Haven Restaurant.
Media and blogger community partners comprise TV Selangor, MyBloggerCon Malaysia, Komunitikini, Ping dot SG, Aceh Blogger Community and the Information Technology Youth Movement.
"My Selangor Story" comes under the "I love Selangor" campaign.
For details, visit www.myselangorstory.com.